To crack the code of FSHD, patients are essential. Every breakthrough in FSHD has been made because patients and their family members got involved. We are hopeful that a treatment is within sight; your participation will move us closer to discovery.
FSH Muscular Dystrophy is highly variable, even among affected family members. Each person has their own unique journey with FSHD. The FSHD Society is here to educate and empower individuals to live their best lives, physically and mentally.
There is great power in community. Around the globe, individuals with FSHD are living proof of that. When we come together, each bringing our unique strengths to bear, we inspire each other to reach higher than we can when we go it alone.
Education is our Best Weapon for Change
FSHD University is your center for advanced education about the art and science of living with FSH muscular dystrophy. Our webinars and other contents are designed to empower individuals to live their best lives, physically and mentally. Our departments of Physical Health, Wellness, and Research provide treasure troves of videos, articles, and resource lists, provided by the world's top experts, including many people living with FSHD. FSHD University is a place for you to gain knowledge, make friends, and find hope.
Latest Blog Posts
100% of doctors who took the live version said they would recommend this course to their colleagues. The FSHD Society’s highly rated CME-accredited masterclass on facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) is now available on-demand. Although FSHD is one of the most common forms of muscular dystrophy, it is often misdiagnosed and inadequately managed. This masterclass aims…
$2 million allocated for 15 projects by Jamshid Arjomand, PhD, FSHD Society Following a lull imposed by the global pandemic, the FSHD Society’s support for research grants has come back with a roar, as 15 projects received more than $2…
1:00 PM ET | 12:00 PM CT | 11:00 AM MT | 10:00 AM PT With Sanne Vincenten, MD, and Nicol Voermans, MD PhD, of Radboud University Medical Center, and Jacinda Sampson, MD PhD, of Stanford University Medical Center. Drs. Vincenten and Voermans recently co-wrote an article on FSHD genetics and reproductive counseling, together with...